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Title: Sistrum (rattle)
Period: Early Bronze Age III
Date: ca. 2300–2000 BCE
Geography: Central Anatolia
Medium: Copper alloy
Dimensions: 13 1/16 × 4 5/16 × 2 1/16 in. (33.2 × 11 × 5.2 cm)
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1955
Accession Number: 55.137.1
“Art Treasures of Turkey.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, January 27, 1968–March 10, 1968.
“’Animal Style’ Art from East to West,” Asia House Gallery, New York, The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, de Young Museum, San Francisco, 1970.
“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department,” MOA Museum of Art, Atami, Japan, The Aiche Prefectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1983.
“Musiques! Échos de l’Antiquité,” Louvre Lens, France, Caixa Foundation, Spain, September 13, 2017–September 16, 2018.
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